Thursday, September 1, 2022
Category: Allergies and Adverse Drug Reactions, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Bacterial Infections, Pharmacotherapy
Dr. Jose Montero, Professor and Director of the Antimicrobial Stewardship program at Tampa General Hospital, presents a basic review of antibiotic usage. Focusing on antibacterials, Dr. Montero differentiates the different antimicrobial classes, reviews the spectrum of activity and the common indications for different antibiotic agents. Dr. Montero also covers the most likely adverse reactions that are associated with specific antibiotic classes. Antibacterial agents covered include cephalosporins, other beta-lactams, carbapenems, aminoglycosides, glycopeptides, and beta-lactam-beta-lactamase inhibitors.
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